Students of Government Higher Secondary School, Pitchanur, being trained to use computers at AJK College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore. (Right) Francis Xavier, Director, Outreach Foundation of India, at a session on improving soft skills at G.R. Damodaran College of Science in Coimbatore.
ICFAI National College conducted an inter-collegiate event, termed 'Xerephyrus 2008', for college students. Events like Admad, Business quiz, J3M, Best Manager, Collage, etc were held. R. Swaminathan, Managing Director, Sasi Advertising, urged the students to equip themselves to face the challenges in the corporate world. He also distributed prizes to the winners.
PSG College of Pharmacy organised a technical symposium on 'Advanced Approaches in Formulation Development and Drug Targeting'. There were poster presentations and expert sessions. Nearly 300 delegates from academics and industries participated. Department of Information Technology of Karpagam College of Engineering organised a workshop on 'Recent Trends in Networking'. Jamuna Swamy, Head, Information Security, Hexaware Technologies Limited, Chennai, spoke about emerging trends in networking in the corporate world. AJK College of Arts and Science organised a computer awareness / training programme for students of the Government Higher Secondary School, Pitchanur. Students were given training in MS Word, Power Point, etc. They showed keen interest in the programmes. After the programme, a quiz competition was held.